Five of Hyde Park Councillor Ricardo Arroyo’s colleagues on Wednesday asked for him to be reinstated as chair of committees overseeing redistricting efforts and government operations. City Council President Ed Flynn weeks ago temporarily removed Arroyo... Read more
It isn’t a shock that communities like Dorchester and Mattapan continue to be one of the last communities to receive bike related amenities. As a person who lives in Mattapan and a person who works for an organization (Mattapan Food & Fitness... Read more
Voters will decide who moves on as the Democratic nominee for state representative in the Fifth Suffolk district, a seat that will be left vacant by Rep. Liz Miranda, who is a candidate for state Senate. In this week's Reporter, we focus on two leading... Read more
Hours after U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler beat veteran Rep. Carolyn Maloney in a New York primary, Congressman Stephen Lynch of South Boston announced he will try to succeed Maloney in 2023 as the "lead Democrat" on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.... Read more
Mayor Wu on continuing her support for Arroyo: 'We’ll see how this story evolves.' A bombshell story in the Boston Globe that outlined past allegations of sexual assault involving Boston City Councillor Ricardo Arroyo has roiled the already hotly... Read more
Candidates running for the Second Suffolk Senate seat, along with other local races on the ballot this fall, faced off inside Nubian Square’s Hibernian Hall last week, as hundreds packed the venue to get an up-close look at the contenders. The major... Read more
Mayor Michelle Wu this week kicked the city’s multibillion dollar budget back to the City Council in the latest volley over how to spend money from the federal government and Boston taxpayers. A citywide ballot question approved by voters last year... Read more
With the nation gripped in a partisan divide, a coalition that includes Dorchester's Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is launching a series of Oxford-style debates, starting with a one-hour engagement on June 13 featuring... Read more
Two candidates hoping to win election this fall as the next state representative in the Fifth Suffolk House district earned endorsements this week. On Sunday, Ward 15 Democrats endorsed Danielson “Donny” Tavares, the city of Boston’s chief diversity... Read more
Arthur Jemison will become director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency on May 23, as the agency’s board of directors voted him into the post during its May meeting. Jemison – a former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development official... Read more


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